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More and more graduates are considering freelance careers

A new survey of university graduates has found that just over half of degree holders about to enter the workforce have undertaken some freelancing during their studies. What is more a further 44 percent were considering freelancing or self-employment as a career option after university.

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Apprentices have more earning power than graduates, study claims

Apprentices who gain a level 5 qualification can earn up to £50,000 more than those who choose to go to university. Figures compiled by the Boston Reporting Group and analysed by the Sutton Trust found exceptional apprentices can earn up to £1.5 million over the course of their careers beating the typical graduate from a non-Russell Group Institution.

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UCAS style entry route proposed for apprenticeships

With the increase in people seeking apprenticeships as an alternative to an expensive university education, the Industry Skills Board (ISB) working in conjunction the City & Guilds Group, is now calling for a more coherent apprenticeship application system.

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Young job seekers don’t know how to get a job

Young job seekers don’t know how to secure a job according to the latest survey. Recruitment company Adecco has launched their own Way to Work initiative in the hopes of tackling this issue by improving young people’s confidence and knowledge.

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